The ​Saint (Highland Guard 5.) 2 csillagozás

Monica McCarty: The Saint Monica McCarty: The Saint

Robert ​the Bruce consolidates lands and loyalty in a bold war for Scotland’s independence, as his elite team of warriors, the Highland Guard, fight for king, country . . . and love.

Magnus MacKay is the ultimate Highlander: tough, proud, able to master any terrain and to best his enemies. Called “the Saint” for his refusal to discuss women, as well as for his cool and steady leadership, Magnus hides a painful truth. It isn’t virtue or piety that keeps him silent, but a wound of love and loss that cuts so deep he cannot bear to speak of it. But when the woman who refused him is betrothed to his friend and fellow Guardsman, Magnus is tested by love’s battle cry.

A wild and innocent beauty, Helen chose family duty over her desire for Magnus. Now the anger in his eyes mirrors the tormented regret in her heart. But as deadly subterfuge stalks the King and his Guard, Helen vows to right her youthful mistakes with a woman’s determined spirit. Still, Magnus… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2012

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Tantor Media, Old Saybrook, 2013
ISBN: 9781452667461 · Felolvasta: Antony Ferguson
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Ballantine Books, New York, 2012
428 oldal · ASIN: B005BUG6R0
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Ballantine Books, New York, 2012
414 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780345528407

Enciklopédia 8

Szereplők népszerűség szerint

Erik (Sólyom) MacSorley · Lachlan 'Viper' MacRuairi · Tormod (Tor) MacLeod · Helen Sutherland of Moray · Gregor 'Arrow' MacGregor · Magnus 'Saint' MacKay · Bella MacDuff · Robert the Bruce


Várólistára tette 1


Népszerű idézetek

Cicu>!

Men and their pride. Nay, Highlanders and their pride. They were a special breed of proud and stubborn.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Helen Sutherland of Moray
Cicu>!

“[…] let’s give the bards something to sing about.”

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Tormod (Tor) MacLeod
Cicu>!

The king could be as obstinate as a five-year-old when it came to eating something he didn’t like.

“What am I going to do when you are not there to watch over me?” he said with an exaggerated sigh.

“I suspect eat far fewer vegetables,” Helen replied dryly.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Helen Sutherland of Moray · Robert the Bruce
Cicu>!

He might not want to love her, and God knew it was wrong of him to do so, but heaven help him, he still did.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Magnus 'Saint' MacKay
Cicu>!

”Magnus, you’re back!” Grabbing hold of his elbow, she [Bella] turned him back to the table. “You must tell me all that is happening in the south.” She pursed her mouth in Lachlan’s direction and gave an indignant toss of her chin. “He tells me nothing.”

MacRuairi lifted a wry brow. “That’s because I don’t want you grabbing a sword to join them.”

She reached over to give the infamous mercenary a gentle pat on the arm as if soothing a naughty child. “That’s ridiculous. I don’t have a sword.” She winked up at Magnus and whispered. “I have a bow.”

Cicu>!

If she weren’t so desperate, she might have found it rather humiliating to be chasing after a man who so obviously wished to avoid her. But she was determined not to let him go this time without a fight.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Helen Sutherland of Moray
Cicu>!

“You are the most stubborn man I know. But you know something, I can be stubborn, too. I want you, Magnus, and I intend to fight for you.”

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Helen Sutherland of Moray
Cicu>!

If a bastard like MacRuairi could find love, he supposed there was hope for anyone.
Except for him.


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